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“Meet – the Directors of ‘Khidkee’& ‘Khynikaa’at IFFI-2017” 


Goa:22/11/17: At the “Meet the Directors”; directors of Marathi Non-Feature Film ‘Khidkee’ and Oriya Feature Film ‘Khynikaa’ (The Lost Idea) interacted with media today at International Film Festival of India, 2017 (IFFI) in Goa.

Rohan Parushram Kanawade, who directed ‘Khidkee’, shared his experience about the film. The film is about Madhu, a middle aged homemaker whose life revolves around taking care of paralytic husband. Her only distraction is Ashwin, a youngster who lives in an opposite building. Ashwin is a writer who is frequently drawn to his living-room window through which he observes Madhu.Amartya Bhattacharya, National Film Awardee for cinematography, who directed ‘Khynikaa’ (The Lost Idea) talked about his film while interacting with media at IFFI 2017. His film is a tale of two men, a poet & a painter claiming possession over a same idea, in a rural village portrayed as a wonderland. They soon realize that an idea is no ones’ possession and it is not wise to rely on fate for judgment.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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